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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.5 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

53

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    SUEZ Group

    EU Transparency Register

    27799842497-69 First registered on 12 Oct 2009

    Goals / Remit

    For more than 160 years, SUEZ has been enabling its customers to create value over the entire lifecycle of their assets and services, and to drive their ecological transition, by providing resilient and innovative solutions in water and waste management. In 2022, SUEZ provided drinking water for 68 million people worldwide and sanitation servicesfor more than 37 million people. The Group generated 7.9 TWh of energy from waste and wastewater and avoided 4 million tons of CO2 emissions. In 2022, SUEZ has generated revenues of 8.8 billion euros.

    SUEZ relies on innovation and collaboration to implement a smart and sustainable resource management: optimizing the use of water thanks to information technologies, creating alternative water resources, recovering waste into energy or new materials and helping reduce primary source resource consumption.

    Main EU files targeted

    SUEZ follows :

    Green Deal:Transition to a Circular Economy; A zero Pollution Europe; EU-ETS reform ; RED III revision ; Refuel Aviation & Fuel Maritime; CBAM


    Waste management
    -Circular economy package - Action Plan (Product Environmental Footprint, Interface, Monitoring framework) and Legislative proposals on Waste Directives (Waste, landfill, Packaging and Packaging Waste, WEEE/Batteries)
    -Directive on Single Use Plastics
    -Plastics Strategy
    -Revision of Waste Shipment Regulation
    -Proposal for a Regulation on fertilising products (EC) No 2003/2003
    - Ecodesign
    - Revised end-of-life vehicle directive
    - end of waste criteria

    Water management
    -EU Drinking Water Directive
    -Proposal for a Regulation on quality requirements for reuse of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation
    -Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive -and Water Framework Directive
    - Revised list of surface and groundwater pollutants
    -Water Framework Directive and daughter Directives (floods, groundwater, EQSD)
    -Guidelines on minimum quality requirements for water reuse for aquifer recharge
    -EU strategy on pharmaceuticals in the environment
    -Microplastics in the environment and water
    - Bathing water Directive
    - NIS Directive
    - Critical infrastructures Directive
    - Sewage sludge directive

    Energy and Climate
    -Fit for 55 Package
    -Recast of Renewable Energy Directive (RED II)
    -Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030
    -Revision of ETS - Phase 4
    -Proposal for an Effort Sharing Regulation
    -Climate law
    - Energy efficiency Directive
    - electricity market design
    - industrial emission directive
    - certification on carbon removal
    - Regulation net zero industry
    - microplastic pollution
    - soil health
    - strategy on biomethane
    - industrial Carbon Management

    Air Quality
    -Revision of the Ambient Air Quality Directive

    Sustainable Finance
    - Taxonomy delegated acts
    - Social Taxonomy

    Horizontal files
    -Critical raw material act
    - PFAS ban
    -EU funding: MFF, ERDF, Horizon Europe, RFFinstrument
    -VAT Directive, PSI Directive, Concession and public procurement Directives
    - Digital, Artificial intelligence, GRPD, Smart cities

    Industrial alliances (plastics, batteries, low carbon industries)

    Related to the above listed topics, senior leaders and experts of SUEZ participate intuit personae in working groups of the Conseil De Cooperation Economique (CCE), without SUEZ being a member of the CCE.

    Address

    Head Office
    SUEZ Groupe Tour CB21 - 16 place de l´Iris
    Paris La Défense 92040
    FRANCE
    EU Office
    SUEZ Groupe Tour CB21 - 16 place de l´Iris
    Paris La Défense 92040
    FRANCE

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%3
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Alexandra de Schonen 25 Jan 2024 24 Jan 2025
    Ms Antonia MEIRING 10 Oct 2023 30 Apr 2024
    Ms Margot RENAULT 16 Mar 2023 08 Oct 2023
    Ms Nicole Couder 21 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2024
    Mr Denis Bonvillain 13 Jun 2019 01 Jul 2020
    Mr JOSE MUNOZ 08 Jun 2018 08 Jun 2019
    Ms Nicole Couder 08 Jun 2018 08 Jun 2019
    Mr Denis Bonvillain 27 Apr 2018 27 Apr 2019
    Ms Nicole Couder 12 May 2017 28 Apr 2018
    Mr JOSE MUNOZ 01 Apr 2017 31 Mar 2018
    Mr Denis Bonvillain 20 Mar 2017 21 Mar 2018
    Mr Christophe SCIUS 12 Mar 2016 11 Mar 2017
    Mr Henry SAINT BRIS 11 Mar 2016 11 Mar 2017
    Ms Chloé SIMEHA 11 Mar 2016 11 Mar 2017
    Mr Denis Bonvillain 10 Mar 2016 10 Mar 2017
    Ms Chloé SIMEHA 13 Mar 2015 11 Mar 2016
    Mr Denis Bonvillain 27 Feb 2015 25 Feb 2016
    Mr Christophe SCIUS 27 Feb 2015 25 Feb 2016
    Mr Henry SAINT BRIS 28 Feb 2015 26 Feb 2016
    Mr JAN CAERELS 29 Nov 2013 28 May 2014
    Mr JAN CAERELS 12 Jan 2013 10 Oct 2013
    Mrs Florence MOUREY 17 Jan 2012 01 Dec 2012

    Complementary Information

    Within SUEZ, the Institutional Relations department - Europe is responsible for monitoring legislative and policy initiatives at the EU level and their impact on SUEZ's businesses; for gathering expertise inside the company on issues of interest; and for drafting position papers delivering key messages to EU decision-makers.
    The team relies on an internal network gathering experts and country representatives who contribute to various extents, to the implementation of SUEZ's European relations.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The list below includes our involvement in EU initiatives as well as our main institutional partnerships at European and global levels. More information on these partnerships or on institutional relations at national level are available upon request.

    Membership in waste management and recycling organizations:
    - European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD)*
    - European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EURIC)*
    - Plastic Recylers Europe (PRE)*
    - Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP)*
    - European Biogas Association (EBA)
    - International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)
    - ERFO*

    Membership in water management organizations:
    - EUREAU*
    - Water Europe
    - European Innovation Partnership on Water
    - MEP Water group
    - European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform
    - AQUAFED*
    - International Water Association (IWA)*
    - World Water Council
    - Acqueau

    Cross sectoral and business federations:
    - E3PO*
    - France Industrie
    - Medef*
    - Afep
    - ESPP (phosphorus plateform)
    - Healthy Europe
    -CO2 Value Europe

    Relationship with think-tanks, associations and platforms:
    - EPR Club
    - EIT Raw Materials
    - CEN Strategic Advisory Body on Environment (SABE)*
    - European Policy Center (EPC)

    (* = through national business associations)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EIT Raw Materials 124,688€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    eurosagency 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    High level steering group of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials #E03391#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3391 #Member #C#Industry#EIP Sherpa group

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development#MEP Water Group

    Communication activities

    - Various speaking engagements in events / conferences / workshops related to our activities organised by the EU institutions, our sectoral trade associations, or thinks tanks.

    - Bilateral meetings with Members of the European Commission, the European Parliament and Permanent Representations.

    - Distribution of our topical position papers and corporate booklets

    - Involvement in Horizon / Green Deal calls for projects as well as other DG RTD led initiatives (EU Innovation Fund).

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    53 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 03 May 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Biomethane production from wastewater.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
      • Ruud Kempener (Cabinet member)
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
    • Date 03 May 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject EU circular economy and water policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Apr 2023 Location Videconference
      Subject Energy from waste and water management - biomethane production from wastewater
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Ruud Kempener (Cabinet member)
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject VTC meeting: Waste water surveillance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
      Portfolio Health
      Attending
      • Daphne von Buxhoeveden (Cabinet member)
      • Roberto Reig Rodrigo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Jul 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Mr Hugues d’Antin, Institutional Relations at Suez Group To discuss use of wastewater analysis in the preparedness and crisis management
      DG Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority
      Attending
      • Pierre Delsaux (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Jul 2022 Location Virtual
      Subject To discuss the review of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Arunas Ribokas (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Jul 2022 Location Video-call
      Subject Urban wastewater treatment (Zero Pollution)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Oct 2021 Location video-call
      Subject World Materials Forum and EU action on circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Antoine Colombani (Cabinet member)
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Oct 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Circular economy, waste management and recycled content
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jul 2021 Location video-call
      Subject World Materials Forum
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Antoine Colombani (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Jul 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Meeting on Fit for 55
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
      • Riccardo Maggi (Cabinet member)
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Apr 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject To discuss the European Green Deal in in terms of clean technologies, innovation and sustainable investments, as well as the zero pollution ambition and the role of innovative environmental services.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Rozalina Petrova (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
    • Date 13 Apr 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject EU Taxonomy and its impact on energy sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Apr 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject Taxonomy regulation and delegated acts
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Mar 2021 Location Brussels - video meeting
      Subject Digital economy, smart cities, data management (virtual meeting)
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 29 Mar 2021 Location Brussels - video meeting
      Subject Digital economy, smart cities, data management (virtual meeting)
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 26 Mar 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Implementation of the Green Deal; Implementation of the EU recovery plan.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Kitti Nyitrai (Cabinet member)
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Mar 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Implementation of the European Green Deal and circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Mar 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject ‘’Implementation of the European Green Deal and circular economy’’
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Rozalina Petrova (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Mar 2021 Location Online
      Subject Implementation of the European Green Deal and circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Sep 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Circular economy and green recovery
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 16 Jul 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
      Portfolio Economy
      Attending
      • Alienor Margerit (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jun 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject La double transition; Le plan de relance européen, Les Alliances industrielles
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 26 Jun 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Video conference on the Green Recovery
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elisa Ferreira
      Portfolio Cohesion and Reforms
      Attending
      • Carole Mancel-Blanchard (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Mar 2020 Location phone call
      Subject EU Green Deal, crisis recovery and circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Green Deal an circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 21 Jun 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject SUEZ Manifesto on Sustainable Europe and compostable recycling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Innovation policy
      DG Research and Innovation
      Attending
      • Jean-Eric Paquet (Director-General)
    • Date 11 Apr 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject discussion on the implementation of the Plastic Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
    • Date 07 Feb 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject Discussion on the Plastic Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy Action Plan
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
    • Date 30 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Clean Energy Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Attending
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
    • Date 30 Jan 2018 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Circular Economy
      DG Inspire, Debate, Engage and Accelerate Action
      Attending
      • Ann Mettler (Director-General)
    • Date 20 Dec 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Waste shipments to China
      DG Environment
      Attending
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 25 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Information regarding the work of SUEZ
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 25 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Robert Schröder (Cabinet member)
      • Carlos Moedas (Commissioner)
    • Date 25 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject digitalisation, circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Jan 2017 Location Davos
      Subject Economic outlook in France and Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Attending
      • Pierre Moscovici (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject CE8 side-event at EBS - Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy - Energy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Oct 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Circular Economy
      DG Environment
      Attending
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Oct 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
    • Date 02 Jul 2015 Location BERL
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Bernardus Smulders (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Jul 2015 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Mar 2015 Location Paris
      Subject Economie Circulaire
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Attending
      • Pierre Moscovici (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Public Private Partnerships within Cohesion policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Corina Crețu
      Portfolio Regional Policy
      Attending
      • Mathieu Fichter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Jan 2015 Location BERL 12/243
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular economy and water issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Patrick Costello (Cabinet member)
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